Help on cedar in range will it be OK

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by crzychicken, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, I just raked and raked out cedar my dh put down years ago around some bushes, before chickens. but.. I have some very small bits I just can't seem to get. I will be putting some soil & pine mulch on top will the chickens (pullets) get sick ???

    Thanks Crzychicken
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    They should be fine. It's from the aromatic oils in the cedar chips that they can have respiratory issues when they're in an enclosed area like a coop. If it's old and out in the open I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Absolutely no problem at all [​IMG] Outdoors, cedar is not an issue; and old cedar is not an issue. You've got both [​IMG]

    Have fun,

    Pat
     
  4. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I just love the people here your all so helpful.
     

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